Art

Art News of Iran – Painting, sculpture, installation, creativity – the latest news and stories from galleries and museums in Tehran and across Iran.

Iranian Photographer Nominated for Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2020

Iranian Photographer Nominated for Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2020

A series of photos taken by a young Iranian photographer has been shortlisted for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award, an international photo contest held by Germany.
Iran's First 'Gallery Alley' Opens in Qavam Orangery of Shiraz 6

Iran’s First ‘Gallery Alley’ Opens in Qavam Orangery of Shiraz

The first "gallery alley" of Iran has been opened in the historical passage of Qavam Orangery, Shiraz.
Bones Exhibition

Bones Exhibition; A Link between Human Body and Nature

Iranian artist Atash Shahkarami is holding an exhibition of her paintings called "The Bones" at Tehran’s Vista gallery.
Jahan-Nama Museum; A Collection of Artworks from Entire World 1

Jahan-Nama Museum; A Collection of Artworks from Entire World

Jahan-Nama Museum, which contains collections of artworks from all over the world, is located in Sahebqaraniyeh Palace, northern Tehran.
Engraving Art ; Unique Manifestation of Iranian Culture, History 4

Engraving Art; Unique Manifestation of Iranian Culture, History

Toreutics or the art of engraving patterns on metal objects is a traditional art in Iran that has long been practised by many people in different parts of the country.
Iranian Artist Depicts Human Impact on Environment 4

Iranian Artist Depicts Human Impact on Environment

Rash is the title of an exhibition of paintings by Ali Mo’ameri, which deals with the negative impacts of human interference on the environment and nature.
Meshkinfam Museum in Shiraz

Meshkinfam Museum; A Gem of Visual Arts in Shiraz

Meshkinfam Art Museum, a residence-turned-museum in Iran’s southern city of Shiraz, has gained fame as a treasure trove of visual arts attracting visitors.
Iranian Acid Attack Victims Turn into Fashion Models

Iranian Acid Attack Victims Turn into Fashion Models

An Iranian institute has picked a number of female victims of acid attack as clothing models.
Female Iranian Calligrapher Writes Out Entire Quran with Gold Ink

Female Iranian Calligrapher Writes Out Entire Quran with Gold Ink

An Iranian calligrapher, who is said to be the second female calligrapher of the Muslim world, has written the entire Quran in the naskh style of calligraphy using gold ink.
Winners of COVID-19 Cartoon Festival to Be Displayed at Iran’s Urban Sites 1

Winners of COVID-19 Cartoon Festival to Be Displayed at Iran’s Urban Sites

Organizers of an international cartoon festival on the battle with coronavirus have decided to display a preview of the award-winning works at the public places of various Iranian cities.